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WILDE, Oscar. The Sphinx.
London : 1894First edition, first impression. Although the stated limitation was of 200 copies, there appear to have been 303 copies printed, with 128 copies left standing unbound in quires and it is possible that this copy was bound for Hatchards from one of the remaining unbound sheets (see Nelson). Wilde's poem, together with Charles Ricketts's art nouveau illustrations... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 131703
WILDE, Oscar. Lord Arthur Savile's Crime & other stories.
London : 1891First edition, first impression, one of 2,000 copies printed. This volume contains four short stories, the title story, "The Sphinx without a Secret", "The Canterville Ghost", and "The Model Millionaire". Learn More£1,875.00
Stock Code: 111590
SIDNEY, Sir Philip. The Sonnets.
[London] : 1898First and limited edition, first impression, one of 210 copies on paper. This edition is decorated by Charles Ricketts (1866-1931), an outstanding art nouveau designer with notable work for commercial publishers including Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), John Gray's Silverpoints (1893) and Oscar Wilde's The Sphinx (1895). Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 122096
[TAYLOR, William.] Madrasiana by W. T. Munro, Philomath [pseud.].
Madras : 1868First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Colonel Macdonald from the Author, Madras 24 Jany. 1871". Scarce, Copac cites just two copies among British and Irish institutional libraries (BL, Scotland), OCLC adds one other (Bibliothek der Franckeschen Stiftungen). 43 subscribers, including a Rev. R. C. Macdonald,... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 128976
LAYARD, Austen Henry. Nineveh and Its Remains:
London : 1876With an autograph letter dated April 25 from Layard stating that he regrets that he will be unable to attend an event at the Ragged School Society due to his parliamentary duties. A later edition of Layard's account of his discoveries at Nineveh, first published in two volumes in 1849, with the abridged edition first published in 1851. Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 117055